Did you know peaches were once known as the Persian apple? Fresh peaches are a summer staple we just can't get enough of. We love swinging by the farmers' market and picking up a basket of fresh peaches to use in all sorts of sweet and savory concoctions.
Below you'll find some of our favorite fresh peach recipes you can make all summer long. On the odd chance you have extra peaches lying around you can follow our tips for preserving this sweet summer fruit.
Wake up to this peach and papaya smoothie and you'll get your day off to a sweet start. Not only will you enjoy a taste of the tropics but your body will appreciate the boost of antioxidants and vitamins.
One bite of this crumble and you'll be hooked. The bite-sized pieces of peach and juicy raspberries pair beautifully with nuts, oats and honey in this fruity dessert.
Hot summer days call for a refreshing beverage and sangria is the perfect way to use up any fresh peaches you have on hand.
Homemade Frozen Yogurt Pops
Frozen yogurt gets a little oomph from fresh summer peaches in this quick and easy recipe for ice pops. It's a good idea to test the sweetness of the peaches before adding honey to the recipe.
Brandy and Maple Syrup-Infused Peaches
It's impossible to eat just one serving of these irresistible brandy and maple syrup-infused peaches. This compote is great on its own, served over ice cream and as a cobbler or pie filling.
Mackerel, Peach, Almond and Beurre Noisette
This gourmet main course features peaches in a brand new way. A sweet peach puree is paired with an almond crumble, citrus-marinated mackerel and a brown butter gel. It's an exciting recipe from Hong Kong-based chef Shaun Anthony.
Cool off on a hot summer day with a classic Peach Melba, a dessert invented by Auguste Escoffier, the godfather of modern French cooking. The raspberry-peach-vanilla combo is to die for.
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